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. >> developing tonight at eight. police are investigating the death of a teenage girl. who suisun city yesterday. and found dead in fairfield this morning. a passerby discovered the girl's naked body in allan witt park at about 6-45 this morning. right now. her death is being investigated as a homicide. kron-4's charles clifford has been in fairfield all day. he joins us live tonight with the very latest. the girl, who's described as a teenager, was reported missing by a guardian thursday afternoon when she didn't come home from school. the suisun city police department spent thursday eveing and friday morning searching for her. around 6:45 friday morning, an officer with the fairfield police department discovered her body lying naked in a parking lot here at allan witt park. fairfield police blocked off a large section of the park and spent most of the day searching the area. they also contacted suisun city police who were able to identify girl as their as of friday evening the girls name and exact age had not been released, pending notification of next of kin. the fairfield police department i
in brentwood, kron four news >> crime in the city of berkeley is up. according to the police chief. one crime rate category that has skyrocketed. is cases of rape. kron four's philippe djegal reports on the staggering year to year increase. >> reporter: in 2012. the berkeley police department says there were 39 reported rape cases. nine of those were attempted rapes. compared to 20 rapes in 2011. that's a 95-percent rise from year to year. investigations captain andy greenwood saying during a tuesday night crime report presentation to the city council. that the overwhelming majority of the rapes happened in the neighborhoods surrounding the u-c berkeley campus. where there is a dense student population. police say alcohol and or drugs were inolved in almost half of the cases. police say none of the attacks involved a stranger entering a home. and, only two involved a stranger on the street. police say the majority of the victims were raped by and acquaintance, friend, or people involved in past dating relationships. investigators here at the police department say there is no clear reason for
outside of per complex. she called the city and demanded that they prove to this tree. it is very dark. >> i guess the neighbor heard her. and she had bruises. the tree, it was a dark right there. >> reporter: it said francisco, reggie kumar, kron 4. >>pam: many people marching against alleged police brutality. this is with our partnership with abc seven, helicopter irreal shot from abc seven he'd ph.d.high- definition video. and to they provided a rally. >> developing tonight at 8:00 p.m.,the search for an alleged cop- killer. law enforcement agencies fan out across southern california. searching for a former l-a-p-d officer. he is suspected of killing three people. in what's being described as a violent revenge vendetta against authorities. the suspect's name is christopher dorner. a former military man - a navy reservist. he was fired from the los angeles police department. tonight. police are searching high and low to flush him out. and to try and stop him from killing again. grant lodes joins us now. with the latest developments grant? >> reporter: right now swat team members have
'the midnight rollers'. and they were partying throughout the city. showing their love for the home team in the super bowl. about 50 or so skaters gathered at justin herman plaza. and then took off en mass, while playing music to rally the football faithful. and cheer the 49ers to victory on super bowl sunday. group organizers say, they expected to pick up 100 or more skaters along the way through the city. they plan a skate party rally at union square, when they finish their roll through san francisco. >> temperatures are mild through san francisco. 40's in santa rosa. and you can see the golden gate bridge with that fog that i was telling you about. partly cloudy skies. a suspect's interaction with a teen girl. has menlo park police beefing up partols. what he did- next. for over 60,000 california foster children, nights can feel long and lonely. i miss my sister. i miss my old school. i miss my room. i don't want special treatment. i just wanna feel normal. to help, sleep train is collecting pajamassmall. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help make a foster child's night a
in the state of the city address amid new polls that residents could be having a change of heart on higher taxes. now a preview of that. >> the mayor will build his state of the city address around a word that normally no one wants to hear, taxes. tonight, the mayor 8 call on community leaders to organize a campaign for city seals tax -- sales tax to restore money to city workers who took cuts. residents are willing to pay new taxes with 70 percent support for a .25 sales tax increase and 57 percent for half a cent sales tax increase. the earliest this would be on the ballot is next year. folks here in san jose have voted four times to aprove sales tax increases since the mayor has taken office back in 2007 and it is not clear if another will fly. we will find out tonight when the mayor makes his state of the city address tonight. >> right now we have breaking news to tell you about in southern california. three police officers have been shot, two in riverside and one in corona. this is over riverside where the police department says an officer was killed. reports say the shootings could b
, filthy and moldy and a target of a city attorney lawsuit. we are live in san francisco where we return to the apartment to if anything has changed. rob? >> reporter: julie, the san francisco attorney has filed a lawsuit against the landlord of this building on church street. at building we told you about last month where tenants are living in conditions they called disgusting. >> deplorable. deplorable. >> reporter: that is how the city attorney describes 308 church street where eunice renfro to $1200 a month. three weeks ago ... i'd saw showers that did not drain, rotting pipes and mold, lots of mold. that is why the city is suing the landlord for potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars. >> we had every intention of ensuring that the property owner complied with the law and bring this building up to code. >> i have [indiscernible] [indiscernible] by admitting that i want to also corrected. >> reporter: the landlord said [indiscernible] needs improvement but the hallway was cleaner and freshly painted. >> i'm trying to replace shower curtains and shower doors. >> subtenants notice
, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. >> new this morning, oakland police are investigating a fatal shooting that left one person dead and another wounded last night. the shooting happened just before 11 p-m in the area of 23rd street and telegraph avenue. that's near the oakland art murmur gallery walk. one person died at the scene and another was injured and taken to the hospital. no suspects are in custody. >> there are still few answers this morning after the discovery of the body of a teenage girl in a fairfield park. all authorities will say is that the unidentified teen was last seen boarding a bus to school in suisun city two miles away on thursday. a passerby found the girl
of saint peter dome in vatican city. pope benedict chosen to be pope for life says the failing strength and health are forcing the decision. he was elected to the position about 8 years ago and you can see how the position and age has taken a toll. here he is on day one and today much thinner and more frail. 7 news reporter situations live in vatican city tonight with the latest on a real surprise for all catholic catholics. nick. >> the pope is a shy leader but today announcement reminder of the man they used to call god rottweiler. unpredictable unprecedented and might guarantee the legacy. >> at 85 he's silver hair and cerebral and says he simply can't keep up. pope benedict the 16th told the cardinal that latin he is so infirm i have had to recognize my incapacity to adequately fulfill the men industryen trusted to me. in the last year benedict grew increasingly frail. >> certainly slowed down a by. you can tell he had trouble negotiating step. started using the cape several months ago. >> the pope never slows down putting the church on orthodox path and opposed sexuality and
of a teen girl from suisun city. she fairfield park. kron 4's charles clifford >> reporter: speaking to the press thursday afternoon, the fairfield police department declined to say whether or not they had identified a suspect in genelle conway-allen's murder. police chief walter tibbet said that they wanted to be very carefull about what information was released publicly while police didn't release any signifigant new details about this week old case they did say they were analyzing surviellance video from the area near where genelle was last seen. they believe this picture taken last thurday afternoon is the last known image of the girl. here body was found the following morning. >> we are asking anybody who has seen the body or her... before it happened, to contact the police. >> reporter: whit park, a small memorial continues to grow and neighbors remain sadened by what happened. >> she was just a girl, she was just starting her life. >> reporter: the family of genelle conway-allen also released a statement today saying, "this has been a devastating tragedy for our family and ou
of medical marijuana. contra costa times reports that the city attorney will ask the commission to recommend the ban to the city council. if approved it will limit marijuana growing to the inside of homes. residents who legally operate as backyard grow operation 8 challenge the resolution if approved by the city council. concord has a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries. >> san francisco mayor will announce the decision today of his choice to fill the city assessor's post that has been vacation -- vacated. it is urge clear who the mayor will name for the board of supervisors. he could face pressure to name another asian or woman on the board. >> s vietnam has -- silicon valley has bounced out of the recession adding thousands of jobs with incomes rising 2.2 percent but the report says that the rebound hasn't been a cure all for everyone. income for african-americans fell 18 percent last year while hispanic incomes dropped 5 percent. the region experiences a 3.5 percent growth rate compared to 1.7 percent growth rate statewide. >> we are all dropping this morning, and you know what i am tal
there were no wounds indicating the cause of death. they say the girl lived in sasoon city, but attended school in fairfield. >> they indicated that she had last been seen in the morning getting on a bus to go to school. normally she would return about 4:20 and she didn't. that's when they became concerned. >> early on police got a tip from this man who says he saw something strange as he drove by the park around 5:00 a.m. >> and i see a car parked on the parking lot facing in our direction here. and there was a large man standing in front of it. he was just standing there. it just looked odd to me. >> police say there were also two cameras, surveillance cameras on both ends of the park. what those cameras captured could solve this case. reporting live in fairfield, alan wang, abc7 news. >> alan, thank you. >>> twitter has been hacked. the san francisco company said 250,000 customers had e-mail addresses and pass words stolen. twitter canceled the pass words and is advising users on how to create new ones on its website. bank of america's on-line telephone and mobile banking services cra
island where sirens went off in nearby cities. people started evacuating and moving to higher ground and that tsunami warning has since been canceled and the focus is now in the solomon islands. >> it is inn size the cruise and they are trying to find out if the authorities can help. >> reporter: the u.s. to ambassador said when president barack obama goes in the spring, he will bring an urgent peace making agenda. president barack obama has been criticized for not visiting israel during his first term but he did visit while he was running for president in 2008. president barack obama wills pay a visit to the west bank and to jordan. >>> and they have killed and captured antolin garcia-torres. he is expected to go on trial because of the disappearance of sierra lemar. he also attempted to kidnap three went from grocery stores back in 2009. >>> time now 5:06, the rebound in technology in silicone valley, there were 42,000 new jobs created in santa clara as well as fremont and union city. san francisco created 18,000 jobs >> all right, pam, time now 5:06 this gets everybody moving. if
residents will be able to turn in their guns for cash today. the cities of menlo park, palo alto and east palo alto will hold a gun buy back. the event is from ten to two and all weapons will be accepted anonymously. >>> anti violence groups will also hold a rally in conjunction with that. it's at 11:00. jackie spear will be among a number of speakers. >>> today's events come a day after a day of action to end gun violence. dozens of people part paided in a vigil to remember victims of gun violence. that event was part of a national movement to pressure congress for action on new gun control laws. >> new this morning in his weekly address the president said congress must act now before automatic budget cuts kick in on march first. >> once the cuts take effect, thousands of teachers will be laid off and tens of thousands of parent also have to rush to find child care for their kids. >> the president accuses republicans of failing to meet him halfway. he is calling for tax reform and moderate spending cuts. gop leaders say spending must be pulled into prevent a larger deficit. the presid
in san francisco. but next season will be the teams last at the stick. the city has announced plans to demolish the stadium after the team moves south to its new home in santa clara. kron 4's charles clifford has more >> reporter: candlestick parks sits about 5 and a half miles south of downtown san francisco. the stadium was built in the late fifties as a home for the san francisco giants, the 49ers started using it in 1971. the giants moved out in 2000 and the next nfl season will be candlesticks last. for more than fifty years candlestick park has been home to sports, concerts, and more than a few memorable moments, among the highlights was the 1989 loma prieta earthquake, which shook the stadium on live television during the world series. there was also this pass from joe montana to dwight clark, which was immortalized as the catch that sent the 49ers to superbowl 16. candlestick park is currently run by the san francisco recreation and parks department, but after the 49ers play there last game here next season, developer lennar urban will take over. lennar is the same company t
is a case that haunts the san rancisco police department and the city and has pretty much throughout the entire careers of everybody that's standing here. >> reporter: a fresh look at the crime by the cold case unit let to the searched of his old haight district home last week where jackson and his roommate lived just blocks away from where 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared on the way home from basketball practice in 1984. jackson was a suspect in part because three years earlier, he had spent six months in jail for lewd acts on a 7-year-old at fisherman's wharf. what's more -- >> he had a dog similar to the one suspect was seen to have. >> reporter: still at the time police came up short. >> he was detained, interviewed, he allowed a consent search of the same house we just did a search warrant on and a photo spread was shown to the two witnesses that described the suspect with a large black dog and they weren't able to pick him out of the photo spread. >> reporter: what police didn't know is that jackson was also wanted in canada under anothe
went off in major cities and hundreds started evacuating major cities and moving to higher ground. the tsunami has since been canceled in the coliseum month island -- in the solomon islands. >> we are very eager to assist if the governor of solomon thinks australia can help. >>> president barack obama will go to israel in the springtime and the u.s. ambassador to israel said he will be bringing an urgent peace making agenda with him. president barack obama has been criticized for not going to israel during his term but he did go there while he was running for president. >>> a court date is set for the man accused of killing sierra lemar. antolin garcia-torres is expected to enter a plea during the proceedings. his dna was found on clothing belonging to sierra lemar's clothing. and antolin garcia-torres is also accused of attempting to kidnap three other went from grocery store parking lots back in 2009. >>> the rebound in technology helps boost the increase in jobs. now there were 42,000 new jobs created in santa clara and san mateo counties as well as fremont, scott veilly and un
- year-old genelle conway- allen. who was last seen alive in suisun city. 3- miles away from where her body was found. police did not elaborate as to how jones is linked to the crime. but they believe he acted alone. right now. a vigil is being held for genelle at alan philippe.? many people did not even know her but there were so touched by her story. i also spoke with the family members that are glad to hear that anthony lamar is the arrested. but that is still not take away the pain. how difficult is it for you to talk about her in the past tense? >> it is not good. she should not be in the past tense. i keep waiting for her to show up. >> issue is beautiful, smart a wonderful little girl. - she was beautiful, talented and love life. >> issue was so sweet and so nice. she went through a slot. she was so sweet and she went through--a lot she was an inspiration. >> reporter: that is another makeshift memorial wishing her the best of luck. the family members wanted to make a point to thank the fairfield police department. oftentimes in these cases they have to wait months sometimes yea
bridge toll plaza. >> it is not backing you up. the other lines look good out of oakland to the city. >> the san mateo bridge is a typical commute. a few more cars headed in the west bound direction for foster city. >> south bound 1 01, the golden gate bridge the drive is 23 minutes from the bottle into san francisco-- from navato . >> off no incidents for interstate 280. >> speeds are definitely over 50 mi. per hour. >> thank you erica 4:19 in is the time. >> enjoy the beaches, but stay away from the water. >> that is the message from the u.s. coast guard, the national parks service and california state parks department. >> it organizations want to heighten awareness and emphasize the dangers that exist at beaches along the california coast. they are trying to get the word out about how dangerous the rip tides, sneaker ways and high surf are to people. the victims of the recent drownings occur just before the holidays and into the new year had been made locals, not tourists, frothing agencies to send out the message that the ocean can be both unpredictable and dangerous at any time
york city. annie - we are hearing the storm is set to bring a full 24 hours of snow? >> yes. some rain off on the coast. >> some are rain off the coast and deep snow. let me show you the watch this is where we could see the heaviest various through 1:00 p.m. what we could see is some snowfall from boston and high wind gusting. new york city is also going to see 1 ft. in some areas. a lot more expected for to marron. difficult to get around. >> pam: trains in the bay area starting up again. after a deadly accident brings trains along one rail to screeching halt. kron 4's jeff bush has the details. >> reporter: frustrated cal train riders were sitting for hours on the tracks near charleston road in palo alto. the south bound train hit a pedestrian around east meadow road about a quarter mile away around 7:30. you can see the same look was on almost everyone's face as they looked out the window at sheriff's deputies, cal train officials and county the coroner conducted the investigation. the accident completely halted train traffic, north and southbound for about an hour and a half, and a
for the city. 74 santa rosa. 69 in oakland. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights big changes. we will continue to be warm for the next couple of days. a cold front will drop down from north to south by tuesday in to wednesday. >> that will bring light rain. potentially a half inch. the cold air will settle into the bay area. bringing temperatures down. >> more cloud cover by the middle of next week. we had significant changes in your forecast over the next seven days. >> in the traffic center no hot spots. we do have a fog advisory in effect for your bay bridge ride. it looks hazy. turning to traffic coming from the nimitz freeway approach. traffic is light in the area. we have overnight road work. the ride is looking good in terms of no accidents. >> the san mateo bridge clear conditions the drive 12-13 minutes. >> south bound 101, the golden gate there is a dense fog forming for some of our north bay valley is. james. >> thank you erica. >> police still waiting for confirmation that the charred remains found in burn cavan in the san bernardino mountains are, in fact, those
indicating the cause of death. they say the girl lived in sasoon city, but attended school in fairfield. >> they indicated that she had last been seen in the morning getting on a bus to go to school.she would r normally she would return about 4:20 and she didn't. that's when they became concerned. >> early on police got a tip from this man who says he saw something strange as he drove by the park around 5:00 a.m. >> and i see a car parked on the parking lot facing in our direction here. and there was a large man standing in front of it. he was just standing there. it just looked odd to me. >> police say there were also two cameras, surveillance cameras on both ends of the park. what those cameras captured could solve this case. reporting live in fairfield, alan wang, abc7 news. >> alan, thank you. >>> twitter has been hacked. the san francisco company said 250,000 customers had e-mail addresses and pass words stolen. twitter canceled the pass words and is advising users on how to create new ones on its website. bank of america's on-line telephone and mobile banking services crashed big
tomorrow. redwood city, 56. 55 for walnut creek. scattered showers. san ramon, 55. sunshine for the weekend. chilly, upper 50's and we will likely stay dry next week. two days of showers and then a whole truckload full of dry days. >> we need more of those showers. >> we're gonna need more days than what we got on that forecast. >> all right. >>> coming up, we're going to take you to the only place in the bay area where you've been able to get a beer since the california gold rush. [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. on tonight in brisbane, not too far from the cow palace. >>> well, there is qui
:00. >> jacqueline: of it has been an absolute gorgeous day. downtown san francisco, city hall some high clouds. that will change things for tomorrow but it was nice today. look at in napa, 70 degrees. 67 and it said nosair with low 60s for the in the valleys. just a gorgeous day. 67-and napa valley --. with some dry conditions and more on your cooler temperatures and clouds on that saturday. >> catherine: developing right now -- the dow breaks 14-thousand. it hasn't closed that high in years -- we'll talk about what it means -- at 5-30. sleep train has your ticket to tempur-pedic. experience the pressure-relieving comfort of tempur-pedic, and sleep risk-free with sleep train's 100-day money back guarantee. get 36 months interest-free financing: no down, and no interest for 3 years. plus, get free same-day delivery. sleep train's 100-day money back guarantee, interest-free financing, and free delivery? that's the ticket! sleep train's ticket to tempur-pedic is on now. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >> this just in -- bank of america's online banking webstie having
mateo bridge, the tillites towards foster city. east bound into a word and the golden gate bridge with a pretty easy drive. with areas of dense fog. >> we begin this morning with news out of the east bay. where police in pittsburg are searching for a hit and run suspect who injured a woman and her three young children. the incident happened on crestview drive, last night near leland road. two of the children were on their bikes. the third. in a stroller. all four victims were taken to hospitals. one of the children was airlifted to children's hospital in oakland. police have not yet released a suspect description. >> police are searching for two suspects who they say brutually attacked an elderly woman during a home invasion in san jose. you're looking at a sketch of one of the suspects. they say it all started last friday night when a 75- year-old woman noticed two men outside trying to break into her daughter's car. the woman opened a home windo and tried to scare the men away. that's when she was attacked by one of the suspects. the victim's son-in-law says he's in disbelief ov
. >> since we have kids of our own, just to think about what this poor girl might have gone through. >> city police say the girl in her early teens was reported missing yesterday evening around 5:30. around twelve hours later her naked body was discovered at allen whit park. that's in fairfield. police aren't sure how she died because there are no wounds. she lived there but attended school in fairfield. the girl's guardian reported her missing. >> she'd last seen in the morning getting on the bus to go to school. normally she was returned about 5:30 but she didn't so that's when they worried. >> this man said he saw something strange when he drove around the park around 5:00 a.m. >> i seen a car parked in the parking lot facing our direction and there was a large man standing in front of it just standing there. and it just looked odd to me. >> police say there are two surveillance cameras on both ends of this park and what those cameras captured could solve this case. reporting in allen whit park in fairfield, i'm allen wong, abc7 news. >>> 49er fans are preparing for tomorrow's super bowl
that the city attorney will ask the commission to recommend a ban, limiting the marijuana growing to inside homes. one resident is promising to challenge the resolution with a legal backyard grow. they already ban medical marijuana dispensaries. >> beyonce's super bowl half time hit is not winning over everyone. hard to believe. ahead the new criticism now facing the superstar. >> coming up first after a year of plunging values zinga is looking up. >> a live look outside, wall -- walnut creek traffic >> we are back coming up on 6:10. remember the cold air we talked about would be here? double digits and colder in fremont and half moon bay and novato and santa rosa, and 13 degrees warmer in napa, and three in san francisco, and nine in oakland and san jose much the only place warmer is antioch, one degree at 43 degrees. we have 41 in oakland, and livermore, 45 in san francisco, and 42 in fairfield and 40 in mountain view. everyone else is in the mid-to-upper 30's. under sunny skies we will hit close to seasonal averages today. mid-50's to around 60 degrees. the metering lights have just been
cities from all over the country will be given $1 million each. richmond city council approved hiring a consultant to develop and submit that grant application by the end of this month. that money has to be used to revitalized distressed neighborhoods that have problems with crime. >>> 7:20. the man accused of killing an activist from east palo alto three years ago is scheduled to get out of of jail today. gregory elams is charged in the fatal shooting of david lewis outside of the hillsdale shopping center in san mateo in 2010. those charges were dismissed last november when a judge found that police had illegally obtained a confession. the judge granted elam's release on the promise he will return for a future court date. >>> a plea hear something set to resume for four defendants who face charges for killing this man. raven dixon appeared in court on monday accused of supplying information to the three other suspects to help them with the robbery of kumar's home. the other three defendants face murder and robbery charges in connection with kumar's killing. >>> 7:21. a story about a
flights. that is despite new york city's three major airports and boston's logan airport being closed. on friday, more than 60 flights coming in and out of s f o were canceled. no cancellations have been reported oakland international or menendez the san jose airport. >> we have a few places that are still below freezing mark. it will be a another cool afternoon but we will have plenty of sunshine. if it will be 55 degrees and a half moon bay. it will be upper 50s for the south bay and about 58 degrees in antioch. it will be 61 degrees expected for napa up and upper 50s for downtown san francisco. >> in the southland, the search resumes today for former loss angeles police officer out for revenge. christopher and dorner is suspected of killing three people, including one police officer. for despite any extensive search, authorities have not been able to track him down. today, that will continue to canvass the snow-covered san bernadine no mountains where dorners burned pickup truck was found. on friday, there was a four hour search of his mother's home in orange county. several bags o
of the city to lock their doors and windows. there's been rise in home burglaries. most of the burglaries are happening during the day. 7078 am and here's a look at the golden gate bridge. traffic is moving well. >> traffic headed into san francisco where it is 48 degrees, looking for a high of 55 this afternoon. >> a hearing just wrapping up moments ago for a georgia zimmerman. he is charged with second-degree murder of shooting death of a tray by martin. --trayvon. martin would have turned 18 years old today. at the trial is scheduled to start june 10th. the defense is seeking a trial delay, but prosecutors are objecting. the shootings one-year anniversary is february 26th. new this morning out of this again of possible, explosion at a home about 15 minutes outside of detroit. this is an melvindale, michigan. firefighters a handicapped man lives in the home is reportedly not been accounted for. it is unclear whether he was in the home when the explosion happened. >> if that we've ignored it would have happened? >> i'm with you mark, i'm on the fence about this. >> i will ask it gary abo
of your screen this is showing the traffic that is head into foster city. the emergency vehicles are creating a visual hazard. they're pushing the drive time of 20 minutes. you should avoid this and use the oakland bay bridge such aafter alternate. >> one bay area city has the highest average credit score compared to others all across the country. according to a report by transit union, san jose has the highest average credit score. augusta, georgia is one of the 10 metropolitan areas with the lowest credit scores. a low metro rating does not just indicate that people live there are sloppy bill payers. some areas are like this have a high unemployment rate or to have been hammered by home foreclosures. >> coming up on dr. phil after the kron 4 morning news, a woman breaks her after the kron 4 morning news, a woman breaks her silence about well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by ge
a criminal past. next. plus, right now, rescuers searching the rubble. after an explosion in a mexico city skyscraper killed more than a dozen people, and trapped even more. developing tonight at eight. right now. rescuers in mexico city are searching for survivors. trapped in debris after a deadly explosion at the headquarters of mexico's state- owned oil company. this video just came into our newsroom. at least 14-people have been killed in the blast. and as many as 80-others were hurt. the blast damaged at least three floors of the building. the explosion actually occured in the basement of a building next door. the cause is still being investigated. new details in the kevin collins kidnapping case. kron-4 has uncovered the identity of the primary suspect. in the 19-84 san francisco abduction. grant lodes is following developments in the case. grant. >> reporter: the prime suspect name is dan therrien.who had at least three san fransico addresses. we also ran a background check on the man who police desperately wish they could talk to again. the primary suspect - dan therrien went by th
fan of closing libraries and community centers. >> reporter: the mayor says the city is in a financial position to consider one-time bonuses. that won't be enough. consider starting salaries for the three major bay area cities. in san jose a new officer will make about $72,000 a year. in san francisco $89,000 to $112,000. oakland, $70,000 to $98,000. consider what they actually take home. in san jose they take 20% of their salary toward their pension, about double what officers pay into their pensions in san francisco and in oakland. voters passed the mayor's pension reform overwhelmingly last summer but as the homicide rate reached a 20-year high and response times have gone up for lower priority calls public support could change. >> we're hemorrhaging and they're running to us with a band-aid. it's tourniquet time and they just don't seem to understand that. >> reporter: now if the issue does go to arbitration, the city does have some level of protection because voters passed a measure which forces the arbitrator to consider the ability's ability to pay without compromising other cit
in rural midland city. about 80 miles from the capital of montgomery. details of the rescue operation are still emerging.and we'll keep you posted. >> pam: only on four -- we have just tracked down new information on the prime suspect. in the kidnapping of kevin collins. the san francisco abduction made national headlines in 19-84. just hours ago, kron4's maureen kelly spoke the man's former employer. >> reporter: dan therrien.who you see in the dmv photo.which kron4 first brought to light last week.was better known as kelly to the people at this south san francisco custom furnishing business. his longtime partner.jack chow.which you see here.worked there for close to eight years.and therrien did some contract painting work for them occasionally. the owner of the business.who didn't want to go on camera was shocked to hear that the home the couple shared in the 80's had been searched last week by cadaver dogs and sfpd cold case investigators in connection to the kevin collins disappearance. she says that the man she knew was very nice and friendly.and that therrien and chow were very
that there could be a link with a unsolved cases in an adjacent city. developing tonight -- girl found strangled in a fairfield park. kron4 has just learned, investigators in a nearby city are looking into a possible link with one of their unsolved cases. >>reporter: fairly one year ago, just 50 mi. away from fairfield. and let me show you this is near rosemont. hey body of a 13 year-old was discovered in a park. in this case, it was rosemont parka purif she di of a cross mh to the head, and is this the action. and a blunt trauma to the head. and asphyxiation. >>pam: power shore are they that these are related? >>reporter: they are not -- that shore. both of these were found begu >>pam: dan, thank you. right now, two gunmen are on the loose. they broke into a home in vallejo this morning -- then, opened fire on the people who lived there. kron4's will tran reports from the scene. >>reporter: the adult male at the house came down the stairs and ran across the two suspects. he was shot in the face. there were two females. there were also shot. there are rushed to hospital and al three should survi
police department and the city of san francisco and has pretty much throughout the entire careers of everybody that's standing here. >> reporter: a fresh look at the crime led to the search of jackson's old home where jackson and his roommate lived just blocks away from where kevin collins disappeared in 1984. jackson was a suspect from the start because thee years earlier, he spent six months in jail for lewd acts on a 7-year-old. >> he had a dog similar to the dog that the suspects were seen to have. >> reporter: still at the time, police came up short. >> he was detained, interviewed, allowed a search of the same house we just did the search warrant on, and a photo spread was shown to the two witnesses that described the suspect with the large black dog, and they weren't able to pick him out of the family code spread. >> reporter: what police didn't know is that jackson was also wanted in canada under another name. >> for a 1973 incident where he allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted two juveniles. he was never apprehended because of the multiple identities he used. >> rep
vuk tour stretching a city block. officials tell me they decided that the threat, quote, warranted immediate evacuation of buildings and that is when they sounded at larm and called in extra man power for a detailed search of every floor and office. we saw this agent pulling a carful of explosion equipment entering the building. >> this was determined that it was credible enough to warrant the response you saw. >> there are were eight canine bomb detection dogs. the primt ter extended beyond the building. the canine detected a scent in the building officials stress that no device or devices were found within the four block area. just after 1:00 p.m. police gave the all clear. >> police told me they cannot give me more information about what warranted this increased response or what initially got them excited about this in the first place. they did tell me the investigation is far from over. nick smith abc 7 news. >> nick, thank you. >> 49ers tight end delaney walk jer struggling with personal tragedy. his aunt and uncle both died in a car accident near new orleans after watching hi
on saturday and sunday. mid 50's with those showers tomorrow. redwood city, 56. 55 for walnut creek. scattered showers. san ramon, 55. sunshine for the weekend. chilly, upper 50's and we will likely stay dry next week. two days of showers and then a whole truckload full of dry days. >> we need more of those showers. >> we're gonna need more days than what we got on that forecast. >> all right. >>> coming up, we're going to take you to the only place in the bay area where on tonight in brisbane, not too far from the cow palace. >>> well, there is quite a celebration going on tonight in the town of brisbane. >> it's at a bar called the seven mile house. it's a place where your great, great, great grandfather could have gone for a beer. >> yeah. about a seven mile walk from his house. juliette goodrich and her photographer parked their truck where 160 years ago horses were tied up. julie, is that karaoke i'm hearing in the background? >> reporter: i think it is. some budding rock stars. it's the 160th anniversary. good clean fun. yes, th
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